If the looks of these British celebrities weren’t enough, they decided to take it a step further by wearing glasses. It’s about time now we romanticise the glamour of glasses, if still not convinced, these celebrities will make you want to buy a pair today.
From throwing them on for a red carpet look, pairing them as a travel accessory or just a part of their signature style, whatever the reason, the impact of their glasses elevating celebs’ look is immaculate.
To prove our point, we’ve compiled the top 10 best looking British celebrities in glasses, looking damn good.
- Eddie Redmayne
From “The Theory of Everything” to real life, Eddie Redmayne looks suitably charming in his regular black-rimmed eyeglasses. He’s one of the few actors that looks even more handsome with a pair of glasses.
- Benedict Cumberbatch
You saw this one coming, didn’t you?
How can a list of handsome British men be complete without the “Sexiest man alive”?
Whatever the Academy winner is seen playing on-screen, it’s certain to be a hit, including his glasses choices, in films and real life. For many who don’t know, Benedict Cumberbatch is nearsighted, so he’s often seen wearing reading glasses. But that doesn’t let him shy away from playing and exploring with his fashion choices. From donning a sleek black frame on a well-fitted suit at the red carpet to wearing lightweight metal glasses on casuals, we’ve got a fashionista.
Known for being the smartest dresser, Cumberbatch knows the devils in the details, which is why you’ll often see him with a pair of coordinated eyeglasses – most notably the black wayfarer or square ones.
From keeping his style simple to elegant, he knows his way around glasses.
- Sam Claflin
Sam Claflin became a heartthrob in a second while starring in the film “Me before you” with Emilia Clarke. The actor is known for dressing just perfect at almost all of his red carpet looks. Up until now, the actor was seen showcasing a mature look while embracing a sleek pair of glasses.
A geek-chic frame with a well-fitted suit made him look the best at the European Premiere of How To Be Single at Vue Leicester Square, London.
- Colin Firth
If only there’s a man as handsome as Colin Firth in this WHOLE world. And to rub off his beauty, the actor is seen looking effortlessly handsome in his thick-rimmed eyeglasses. Just when we just thought we could get over his Pride and Prejudice era, he proved us wrong at all times.
From the Kingsman to his real life, he has made black glasses to be his ultimate signature style. Fortunately for us, we get to see Colin Firth in his glasses quite often, as he’s a glasses wearer. He prefers to stick with a single type of glasses, a chunky, square-rimmed black glasses. And at all ties, he manages to look effortlessly handsome and elegant at the same time.
- Tom Hiddleston
Our Loki, Tom Hiddleston seamlessly transform from a notorious comic book villain to sartorial heartthrob on the red carpet. The Cambridge educated actor manages to dress into sleek ensembles both on and off the red carpet.
To top it off, Tom Hiddleston’s fashion choices involve pairing a sleek pair of glasses. From his formulaic casual outfits to a versatile coat in neutral colours, Tom likes to keep his glasses in a simple design. Recently he was spotted wearing glasses at the “Crimson Peak” event at Bergdorf Goodman in New York, looking incredibly sexy. So much so that fans asked him to never stop wearing glasses.
Tom Hiddleston is seen wearing glasses quite frequently in public. And not to anyone’s surprise, he always serves looks.
- Matthew Goode
Just by the name of Matthew Goode, the instant thought is sheer sophistication. From his leading roles in Downton Abbey and The Crown, it’s hard not to steal his style at every instant of screen time. Donned in the sharpest formals with an immaculate pair of eyeglasses, he’s no less than a Greek god.
From the thousands of “Matthew Goose’s glasses appreciation posts”, it’s quite evident that he looks his best in glasses.
- Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor is a style icon to immaculate. Especially with his causal pair of glasses, looking incredibly attractive and adorable at the same time.
The key to Ewan McGregor style tends to align with the “matchy-matchy” style, referring to perfect colour coordination. His modern appeal of colour blocking and even deliberately colour clashing can be seen in his glasses.
From his funky Aviators in “Birds of Prey” to looking effortlessly stunning in his casuals, the choices of his glasses are downright attractive.
- Kit Harington
Winter is coming….so is some serious fashion inspiration along your way, from none other than the GOT’s sweetheart, Kit Harington. The actor’s casual looks contain multiple pairs of metal eyeglasses and hipster tortoiseshell glasses to add to your fashionable needs. From rocking a gold frame during the final read table read to rocking reading glasses in the HBO documentary “The Last Watch”, he looks utterly adorable and handsome.
- Richard Ayoade
The man, the legend and the ultimate connoisseur of numerous stunning glasses, Richard Ayoade is a treasure. From his nerdy self in the “The IT crowd” to real-life glasses enthusiasts, we’ve always got him for some seriously stylish chunky rectangular glasses.
- Tom Holland
The Spiderman star and walking and talking spoiler alert, Tom Holland looks exquisite in his tortoiseshell glasses whenever he’s spotted on the red carpet. His dapper style is never topped off without a pair of his favourite frames. From wearing circular glasses on monochromatic tailored blazers to wearing funky aviators in Avengers, he’s complete fashion goals.
Going by a dark colour preference, Tom Holland is often spotted in contemporary designed eyeglasses in either Havana-tortoiseshell glasses or minimal black round glasses. He’s steller choice in glasses is simply unparalleled.